- The vertical drop from summit to base is 1411 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1188 ft. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 10440 ft.
- Season starts on Dec 3 and ends on Mar 19 (106 days). Average season duration in the USA is 117 days.
- During the season (from Dec 3 till Mar 19) the average snow depth at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is 41 ". Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average base depth of 44 ".
The Ski Resort
Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is located in the Jemez Mountains right above Los Alamos. It only takes you 45 minutes to get there from Santa Fe. If you´re looking for a place without large crowds and great tree skiing this is the right spot for you! Pajarito Mountain offers 113 hectares of skiable terrain with 45 trails. Explore wide cruisers as well and steep challenging terrain with bumps. There is also a Terrain Park available where freestylers can show off. Although there is no Nordic trail system at Pajarito Mountain you have the opportunity for Nordic/Cross Country skiing in Santa Fe State Park. At the Snowsports School certified instructors will help you to learn the proper techniques. Choose from private, group and multiple week formats! Certainly, an exciting day on the mountain will make you hungry. Take a break at the Cafe and treat yourself with something to eat and a hot beverage!